LEIDEN/PETTEN – The Energy research Centre of the Netherlands (ECN) has developed a new technology that increases the storage capacity of rechargeable batteries by 50 per cent. With this technology, the range of electric vehicles (EVs) can be increased, batteries in smartphones, laptops and other electronic devices will last longer, and the costs of sustainable energy storage will decrease.
To commercialise the new technology and attract investors, entrepreneurs Christian Rood and Gabriel de Scheemaker founded LeydenJar Technologies BV, named after the famous Leyden Jar of 1746, the precursor of the battery. Having obtained funding for the first year, the start-up company is [...]
London – SunEdison, Inc. (NYSE: SUNE), the world’s largest renewable energy development company, today announced that it has acquired Mark Group, based in Leicester, United Kingdom, the country’s leading full service energy solutions provider and a SunEdison solar sales and installation partner. This acquisition establishes a direct sales channel for SunEdison in residential and commercial sales within the UK, providing customers with robust energy efficient products and services, and strengthens the company’s global position as a renewable energy leader.
Mark Group is a leader in the UK residential market, offering its approximately two million UK customers energy [...]
(Wels, 31/03/2015) Solutions as far as the eye can see. That’s what Fronius will have on display at this year’s Intersolar Europe, which takes place in Munich. Between June 10th and 12th, Fronius will be presenting new products and solutions relating to project business, software, inverters, service and storage at their trade fair stand B3.230.
“Intersolar Europe is a key event on our calendar every year. We are looking forward to showing visitors the latest products from Fronius. We will be exhibiting optimum solutions for current and future challenges relating to obtaining, controlling and storing power from renewable energy sources,” says Martin Hackl, head of [...]
This second phase enlarges the Horus plant, located in Guatemala, increasing its generation capacity from 50 MW to 80 MW.
Advanced Power Integrated Stations “GPTech APIS”, developed by the company GPTech, have been selected by Grupo Ortiz, which is in charge of the construction, for the second phase of Horus solar facility in Santa Rosa department (Guatemala).
GPTech was already awarded to provide its inverters for the Horus I power plant first phase (50 MW). This facility was inaugurated by the President of Guatemala Otto Perez Molina on last Tuesday, February 3, 2015.
Therefore, GPTech consolidates its position as one of the [...]